Author | Pauline E. Leary


A Comparison of Portable Infrared Spectrometers, Portable Raman Spectrometers, and Color-Based Field Tests for the On-Scene Analysis of Cocaine

December 01, 2018



On-scene analysis of cocaine is an essential tool for law enforcement. This study defines how portable infrared and Raman spectrometers are capable of providing accurate and reliable identification of cocaine and other drugs when and where needed most.

Raman Microscopy for Detecting Counterfeit Drugs — A Study of the Tablets Versus the Packaging

June 01, 2014



Results of tablet matching measurements and characterization of packaging are presented.

Detection and Sourcing of Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Products and Consumer Goods

August 01, 2009

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The authors discuss the use of vibrational spectroscopy to differentiate an authentic article from a counterfeit one throughout a product's lifecycle, from component receipt at the site of manufacture, to product receipt by the end user.